larch NOUN a northern coniferous tree with bunches of deciduous bright green needles and tough wood.
ORIGIN High German larche, from Latin larix.

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  • Larch — (l[aum]rch), n. [Cf. OE. larege (Cotgrave), It. larice, Sp. larice, alerce, G. l[ a]rche; all fr. L. larix, icis, Gr. la rix.] (Bot.) A genus of coniferous trees, having deciduous leaves, in fascicles (see Illust. of {Fascicle}). Note: The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Larch — ist der Name folgender Personen: John Larch (1914–2005), US amerikanischer Schauspieler Josef Larch (1930–2011), Österreichischer Bergsteiger Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • larch — [lärch] n. [early modern Ger larche (Ger lärche) < L larix] 1. any of a genus (Larix) of trees of the pine family, found in cold and temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, bearing cones and needlelike leaves that are shed annually 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • larch — [la:tʃ US la:rtʃ] n [U and C] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: larix] a tree that looks like a ↑pine tree but drops its leaves in winter …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • larch — [ lartʃ ] noun count a tree that has thin sharp leaves called needles that fall in the winter and produces brown fruits called cones …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • larch — 1548, from Ger. Lärche, from M.H.G. larche, from O.H.G. *larihha, from L. larix (gen. laricis), probably a loan word from an Alpine Gaulish language, corresponding phonetically to O.Celt. *darik oak (see DRUID (Cf. Druid) and TREE (Cf. tree)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Larch — Taxobox name = Larch image width = 240px image caption = Larix decidua in autumn regnum = Plantae divisio = Pinophyta classis = Pinopsida ordo = Pinales familia = Pinaceae genus = Larix genus authority = Philip Miller subdivision ranks = Species… …   Wikipedia

  • larch — larcher, adj. /lahrch/, n. 1. any coniferous tree of the genus Larix, yielding a tough durable wood. 2. the wood of such a tree. [1540 50; earlier larche < MHG L laric (s. of larix) larch] * * * Any of about 10–12 species of coniferous trees that …   Universalium

  • larch — ex·i·larch; ex·i·larch·ate; larch; larch·en; phy·larch; …   English syllables

  • larch — UK [lɑː(r)tʃ] / US [lɑrtʃ] noun [countable] Word forms larch : singular larch plural larches a tree with thin sharp leaves called needles that fall in the winter. Larches produce brown fruits called cones …   English dictionary

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